A hung verdict biggest threat to India`s ratings: Moody`s

A fragmented government of smaller parties will be the "biggest threat" to the country`s credit quality, according to international rating agency Moody`s.

Games unlikely to boost Russian economy: Moody`s

Hosting the Winter Olympics in Sochi at a reported cost of $50 billion is unlikely to provide much of a boost to the Russian economy, ratings agency Moody`s said in a report on Wednesday.

Tighten money supply to tame inflation: Moody`s

Ahead of the monetary policy
review on Friday, the global rating agency Moody`s on Wednesday said
the Reserve Bank needs to suck out excess liquidity from the
system to contain the mounting inflationary pressure.

Bihar shows good regulations can speed up growth: Moody`s

Global research agency Moody`s Economy.com today said Bihar`s stunning economic performance is an example of how government policies help accelerate growth.

No impact on RIL ratings post-block deal: Moody`s

Global rating agency Moody`s on Monday said the sale of treasury shares by the Mukesh Ambani-run Reliance Industries will have no immediate impact on the country`s largest private company`s ratings.

Moody`s cuts Greece ratings, warns of further downgrade

Moody`s cut Greece`s debt to A2 from A1 on Tuesday over soaring deficits, becoming the third major rating agency to downgrade the highly-indebted country`s rating this month.

Asian banks have little exposure to Dubai: Moody`s

Banks across Asia have minimal exposure to Dubai and its debt-laden conglomerate Dubai World, Moody`s Investors Service said.

LyondellBasell buyout may affect RIL`s rating: Moody`s

Moody`s on Monday said the proposed acquisition of Dutch firm LyondellBasell may put downward pressure on the credit rating of Reliance Industries.

Credit outlook for Indian banks dim: Moody`s

Poor asset qualities & rising problem loans make credit outlook negative for Indian banks.

Moody`s retains highest rating for ADB

Rating agency Moody`s has retained the highest rating for Asian Development Bank as the bank`s financial profile is quite strong despite its lending remaining concentrated to nations like China, India, Pakistan and Philippines.

RBI`s stringent norms to hit banks` profits: Moody`s

Rating agency Moody`s on Monday said the Reserve Bank`s stricter norms for non-performing loans and for loans to commercial real estate would hurt banks` profits.

Moody`s rating hikes PNB`s standing in UK

Punjab National Bank (International) Ltd, a UK-based wholly owned subsidiary of Punjab National Bank (PNB), has been awarded `Investment grade` ratings with
`Stable outlook` by the leading rating agency Moody`s.

RBI to hike cash reserve ratio by 50 bps: Moody`s

The Reserve Bank is likely to raise CRR, the portion of funds that banks have to keep with the regulator, by 50 basis points in its forthcoming monetary review next week and signal tight monetary measures, says Moody`s.

Moody`s assign moderate risk rating to 13 banks

Global rating agency Moody`s on Wednesday assigned moderate credit risk rating to 13 Indian commercial banks, including the country`s largest public sector lender State Bank of India and private entity ICICI Bank.

Moody`s accused of issuing inflated ratings: Report

A former analyst with Moody`s Corp has accused the credit ratings agency of issuing inflated ratings, and has taken his concerns to US congressional investigators, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

Moody`s raises India`s growth forecast to 6.4% for FY`10

Rating agency Moody`s on Thursday
revised upwards India`s economic growth forecast to 6.4 per
cent for the current fiscal on the back of "stronger-than-
expected" first quarter growth rate of the country.

Growth for FY09 may slip to 6.2%: Moody`s

Amid threats of a widening
drought, global credit rating agency Moody`s on Wednesday projected
India`s economic growth to slip to 6.2 percent this fiscal
from 6.7 percent in the previous fiscal.

Moody`s downgrades L&T`s outlook to negative

Global rating agency Moody`s on Thursday said rating of engineering firm Larsen & Toubro could be downgraded in future due to increase in debt.

Moody`s says poor monsoon may dent recovery, widen social gap

Moody`s on Thursday expressed concern
that a poor monsoon may drag India`s economic recovery, if not
quite "derail" it.

RBI likely to keep interest rates unchanged: Moody`s

The Reserve Bank is likely to
keep interest rates unchanged in its quarterly monetary policy as there is little pressure on the central bank to further take liquidity easing measures, according to Moody`s.